- General Collections
- The Library's collection of books, media, and other resources that support the endeavours of the Maritime Community.
- Special Collections
- Rare, unique, and otherwise special materials kept in closed research collections.
- The College Archives contain the college's Institutional Archives as well as the Sailors Snug Harbor, the Marine Society of New York.
- Government Documents
- The Stephen B. Luce Library is a select depository in the Federal Depository Library Program. The collection includes government publications relating to
the Coast Guard, Federal Maritime Commission, Department of Homeland Security.